With Support Patents (Class 362/249.01)
  • Patent number: 10361347
    Abstract: A light emitting device includes a base member, a light emitting element, a wire, a protective film, first and second resin members, and a light shielding portion. The base member has a conductive member. The wire connects the light emitting element and the conductive member. The protective film covers the conductive member to be spaced apart from a portion of a connecting portion. The first resin member continuously covers at least a portion of each of the protective film, a portion of the conductive member around the connecting portion, and the wire. The first resin member contains first light reflecting particles to reflect light emitted by the light emitting element. The second resin member covers the light emitting element and the first resin member. The light shielding portion is disposed on the base member and disposed on a line connecting the light emitting element and the first resin member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Inventors: Hiroaki Ukawa, Yusuke Hayashi
  • Patent number: 10328846
    Abstract: A tail light device includes a housing defining an accommodation chamber enclosed by a light shade, a mounting fixture removably connected to a surrounding wall of the housing and having a mounting wall, two first light emitting modules respectively secured to first mounting wall portions of the mounting wall, and a second light emitting module secured to a second mounting wall portion of the mounting wall such that a modular construction is made to be mounted in the accommodation chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: COPLUS INC.
    Inventor: Jacob Wu
  • Patent number: 10317059
    Abstract: There is proposed a lamp support and corresponding connectable swivel assembly for a luminaire. The lamp support comprises a locking arrangement adapted to engage with the interlock element of the swivel assembly. The locking arrangement comprises a deformable portion mounted on a surface of the lamp support. The deformable portion is adapted to be movable relative to the surface of the lamp support so as to move from a first position, in which the swivel assembly is connectable to the locking arrangement so as to permit connection of the swivel member from the lamp support, to a second position, in which the locking arrangement cooperates with the interlock element to prevent removal of the swivel member from the lamp support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V.
    Inventor: Thomas Van Den Steen
  • Patent number: 10309591
    Abstract: A string LED light including a plurality of LED lights connected to each other by wires which includes a holder, a case, a heat sink received in the case, an LED driver electrically connected to the holder and received in the heat sink, a lampshade and a shell. The holder includes a rib and the case includes a supporting portion and a sliding groove alternatively connected with the supporting portion. The rib slides into the supporting portion from the sliding groove to abut against the supporting portion so that the holder is positioned on the case. The shell passes through the lampshade and the case to connect the shell, the lampshade and the case together. Comparing to a conventional fragile incandescent lamp, an integral configuration without assembly or disassembly and time and effort saving are obtained, the shell protects the lampshade from being crash, and the heat sink improves heat dissipation effects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Inventor: Qing Lan
  • Patent number: 10288275
    Abstract: An LED lighting fixture includes: an LED unit which emits light; a control board in which a plurality of LED units are arranged and which supplies power to the LED unit; a heat dissipation unit which is coupled to the control board so as to transmit heat generated from the control board; a cooling unit coupled to the heat dissipation unit for cooling the heat dissipation unit by non-powered circulation of an embedded actuating fluid; and a hollow illumination body unit which embeds the heat dissipation unit and the cooling unit therein and supports the heat dissipation unit so as to have the LED unit exposed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: SAEBIT TECH INC.
    Inventors: Gi Woo Kim, Sang Min Park
  • Patent number: 10281116
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a lamp. The lamp comprising a light source module and a shell module. The light source module comprising a circuit board provided with a plurality of light-emitting elements and a fixing ring. The fixing ring comprising an annular substrate, a sidewall connected to an outer edge of the annular substrate, and at least two flanges disposed on an outer surface of the sidewall. The circuit board is disposed on the annular substrate and surrounded by the sidewall. The shell module comprising a base. The base comprising a first surface, a second surface on an opposite side of the first surface, a receiving cavity formed on the first surface, and at least two sliding slots defined on an inner wall of the receiving cavity. The at least two flanges are received in the at least two sliding slots.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Inventor: Yi-Zhao Zuo
  • Patent number: 10274145
    Abstract: A mini light machine system for evenly distributing a light strand along a window frame and adhering the light strand to a window with easy peel tape. The mini light machine system has a mini light machine assembly. The mini light machine assembly has a placing machine for placing and adhering a light strand and a light box container for condensed loading and storage of a light strand. In the preferred embodiment the mini light machine assembly is self-propelled and automatically places a light strand in repeatable distances between the individual lights. The mini light machine assembly adheres to a vertical window surface allowing lights to be placed in hard to reach places. Intelligent control is used to cease operation when the mini light machine assembly reaches the end of a window frame. The mini light machine assembly contains a battery thus eliminating the need for power chords.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Inventor: Karen Sue Franceschina
  • Patent number: 10260737
    Abstract: A device for protecting and retaining a decorative light strand. A gutter has a first channel and a second channel. The second channel is formed at a top edge of a front wall of the first channel. The second channel is inverted relative to the first channel. An outer vertical sidewall of the second channel has a plurality of apertures disposed therein. The second channel is configured to house the strand of a decorative light strand and each aperture is configured to frictionally secure a light bulb of the decorative light strand therein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Inventor: Michael McGuire
  • Patent number: 10260715
    Abstract: An LED module having a base, a lens assembly, and a light source assembly. The lens assembly has an internal thread and the base has a matching external thread. The lens assembly and base are connected by the threads to form a closed accommodating space. A sealing ring is disposed at a portion between the thread connection of the base, lens assembly, and accommodating space. The light source assembly is in the accommodating space and at one side of the base. The lens assembly and the base are in threaded connection, providing an increased force bearing surface and even force bearing therebetween, resulting in a secure connection, good leakproofness, and convenient installation and removal. The sealing ring is disposed at the connection of the lens assembly and the base, allowing for an excellent sealing effect between the lens assembly and the base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Inventors: Kai Chen, Jianming Huang
  • Patent number: 10247378
    Abstract: Provided are a metal PCB, a headlight module having the metal PCB applied thereto, and a method for assembling the headlight module, wherein the metal PCB has a base made of a metal material and configured as a thin plate, or the base has a predetermined thickness and is bent in a desired direction through a bending groove formed on the rear surface thereof, and the base has a plurality of chip mounting portions integrated thereon such that one or more LED chips are mounted thereon, the chip mounting portions being spaced at a predetermined interval and having at least two parts of incision surfaces formed on one side of the base such that the chip mounting portions are inclined and installed to have a predetermined angle with regard to the base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: ECOCAB.CO., LTD
    Inventor: Chang-Won Kim
  • Patent number: 10240735
    Abstract: The disclosure provides an artificial candle lamp, including a candle body provided with a candlewick through hole, a power source, and a shell provided in the candle body and located below the candlewick through hole, and further including a candlewick sheet, an elastic vibration device, a driving device, and a first light source provided in the shell; one end of the candlewick sheet is a free end and is exposed from the candlewick through hole, and the other end thereof is a connecting end extending into the shell; the connecting end is connected to the elastic vibration device; the elastic vibration device is fixed in the shell; the driving device is powered by the power source and drives the elastic vibration device to displace the candlewick sheet; the first light source is provided in the shell, and the light thereof is projected to the free end of the candlewick sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: Dongguan Shengbang Electronic Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Jinhu Huang
  • Patent number: 10228099
    Abstract: Aspects of the present disclosure relate to a lighting device. The lighting device may include a circuit board, a plurality of white light emitting diodes (LEDs) mounted on one side of the circuit board and configured to emit white light at a first color correlated temperature (CCT) value, and a pigmented elastomer comprising a plurality of pigments distributed throughout the elastomer and encapsulating at least the one side of the circuit board. The plurality of pigments may include a red pigment and a yellow pigment and be configured to change a CCT value of the white light emitted by the plurality of LEDs from the first CCT value to a second CCT value that is different from the first CCT value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: LiliBrand LLC
    Inventor: Ariel Meir
  • Patent number: 10225933
    Abstract: In one embodiment, the organic light emitting diode (1) comprises a carrier substrate (2) having an organic layer stack for producing light. The organic light emitting diode (1) is electrically connectable via at least one connector (3) as intended. The connector (3) has two main sides (32) situated opposite one another that each have at least two electrical contact pads (31) of the connector (3) located on them. As seen in a cross section perpendicular to the main sides (32) and perpendicular to an insertion direction (x) of the connector (3), the contact pads (31) are arranged both geometrically and with electrical point symmetry, so that incorrect-polarity protection against incorrect electrical connection of the organic light emitting diode (1) is attained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: OSRAM OLED GMBH
    Inventors: Erwin Lang, Heiko Heppner
  • Patent number: 10220797
    Abstract: An anti-vibration mount for an in-vehicle video display is disclosed for supporting a display device inside a moving vehicle so as to allow the display device to be attached to a mounting surface inside the vehicle without use of the mounting holes of the display device. The anti-vibration mount includes a base plate that directly connects to a mounting surface inside the vehicle. A plurality of adjustable support arms connected to the base plate securely hold the display device, and reduce vibration of the display device caused by vibration of the mounting surface in the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Inventor: Joseph Newman
  • Patent number: 10215378
    Abstract: A light fixture including a mounting assembly for securing the light fixture to a static structure. The mounting assembly includes a gripper attachable to the static structure and a bar having a gripping region and a first end secured with respect to a main body portion of the light fixture. The mounting assembly may be adjustable such that the light fixture is held in a selected one of a plurality of possible orientations. In such embodiments, the gripper and the bar are configured for a finite number of the orientations such that the light fixture is held in a selected one of a plurality of orientations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Cree, Inc.
    Inventors: Brian L. Kinnune, David P. Goelz
  • Patent number: 10215348
    Abstract: A lighting device includes: a first board and a second board; a first light-emitting element mounted on the first board; a second light-emitting element mounted on the second board; and a base member including a first attachment face to which the first board is attached; and a second attachment face to which the second board is attached. As the lighting device is viewed from a light-emitting side, the first attachment face is disposed in front of the second attachment face. The second attachment face has an overlap area in which the second attachment face overlaps the first attachment face. The second light-emitting element is disposed in an area of the second attachment face different from the overlap area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Inventor: Masao Gomi
  • Patent number: 10199550
    Abstract: A light-emitting device includes: a resin package including: a first lead, a second lead, and a resin portion, wherein each of the first lead and the second lead has a top surface and a bottom surface and comprises a metal layer formed at least at the top surfaces; a light-emitting element electrically connected to the first lead and the second lead; and a protection element located on a first surface portion of the top surface of the first lead. The first lead includes: a first lateral portion and at least one second lateral portion. A second surface portion is formed at the top surface of the first lead between the protection element and at least one of the first lateral portion and the at least one second lateral portion, the second surface portion being embedded in the resin portion and extending in a height direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Inventor: Shimpei Sasaoka
  • Patent number: 10184647
    Abstract: A lamp including a lamp body, a light source plate in the lamp body, a light source on the light source plate, and a connection structure configured to electrically connect a power supply to the light source. The connection structure includes a wiring groove defined in a bottom of the lamp body, an electrode pin electrically coupled to the light source and extending into the wiring groove, and a wire fastener coupled to the bottom of the lamp body. The wire fastener is configured to move between open and closed positions. When the power supply line is in the wiring groove and the wire fastener is moved into the closed position, the wire fastener presses the power supply line toward the electrode pin and causes the electrode pin to pierce the power supply line to electrically couple the power supply line to the light source via the electrode pin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: Gardenia Industrial Limited
    Inventor: YanXu Zhang
  • Patent number: 10181553
    Abstract: A semiconductor device directly joins electrodes of a semiconductor element to electrodes of a metal substrate and has good yield, connection reliability, good mass productivity, and superior heat dissipation efficiency. A method for producing the semiconductor device that directly joins the electrodes of the metal substrate to the electrodes of the semiconductor element includes forming an electrode separating groove in an element mounting position on a main surface of the metal substrate at a predetermined depth. The semiconductor element is mounted to extend over the electrode separating groove. The metal substrate is ground from a surface reverse to the main surface of the metal substrate up to a position reaching the electrode separating groove.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Inventors: Koki Hirasawa, Kazuki Matsumura, Takashi Iino
  • Patent number: 10161575
    Abstract: A lamp (10) for replacement of a HPS or HID lamp, is disclosed that comprises a support element (13) including a mounting shaft (15) extending therefrom, said mounting shaft being substantially parallel and having lateral displacement relative to a central axis of the lamp and a plurality of modules (20) each comprising a heat spreading element (23) wherein at least one module is mounted on the mounting shaft and is rotatable about the mounting shaft such that said at least one module can be pivoted between a first orientation in which the modules cooperate to define a closed structure; and a second orientation in which the at least one module is pivoted away from at least one neighboring module to define an opened structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Inventors: Yan Xiong, Lin Wang, Chuan Yuan, Qianying Dai, Hao Jiang
  • Patent number: 10165239
    Abstract: A digital theatrical lighting fixture that can be used to provide a new lighting system with improved features and functionality. The digital theatrical lighting fixture integrates light production, light modulation, and a camera into a single device along with a control interface, integrated image processing capability such as for processing images captured by the camera, and communication capability, e.g., for communicating with a central controller and/or with other digital theatrical lighting fixtures. This highly integrated fixture uses the camera to monitor a lit scene, and its (or the central controller's) intelligence/software to dynamically adjust its output as well as to implement a show lighting script much like a projector. In a lighting system, the lighting fixtures described herein can communicate to each other and to a central controller (or control systems) such that lighting produced by the lighting system can be calibrated and coordinated in a comprehensive way.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Inventor: Thomas F. Laduke
  • Patent number: 10132487
    Abstract: The present application is directed to heat sinks for light emitting devices. In particular, the heat sinks can provide effective heat dissipation in a variety of different orientations and positions. In one exemplary heat sink, different groups (110, 120, 130, 140) of essentially parallel fins (112, 122, 132, 142) can be separated and disposed at particular angles to form fluid channels (114, 124, 134, 144, 108 and 109) that enable fluid flow in different directions and orientations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Inventors: Chad Lockart, Zachary Robert Wessner, Jonathan Stuart Levy
  • Patent number: 10100986
    Abstract: A clip cover for a C-type light string is an auxiliary accessory exclusively used for a C-type light string, and mainly includes a wire cover constituted by first front, rear covers, a lamp cover constituted by second front, rear covers and a buddle cover. Electric wire segments at the two sides of one C-type lamp of the light string are clipped inside the wire cover by engaging the first front cover with the first rear cover. Thereafter, the electric wire is pulled downward from the wire cover a certain length, allowing the C-type lamp to be hung perpendicularly below the wire cover; the lamp socket of the C-type lamp together with a small section of bent electric wire is further clipped inside the lamp cover through the second front, rear covers of the lamp cover; and the bundle cover is finally put around the lamp cover tightly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Inventor: Chin-San Lin
  • Patent number: 10094543
    Abstract: Disclosed are a spike light and an outdoor lighting system. The outdoor lighting system comprises a power module, a relay module, spike lights and a PIR detection module, wherein the relay module receives a signal sent by the PIR detection module and transmits the signal to the power module; the power module receives and process the signal transmitted by the relay module, and meanwhile controls the on/off of the spike lights; the spike lights comprise a number of spike lights, each of which includes lighting lamp devices and a post, the lighting lamp devices being mounted on the post, electric wires being provided within the post; and, each of the lighting lamp devices comprises a lamp and a socket assembly, a pin electrically connected to the lighting lamp device being provided on the socket assembly, the pin being inserted into the post and puncturing the electric wires within the post.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: Dongguan Jiasheng Lighting Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Shuisheng Xu
  • Patent number: 10091843
    Abstract: An artificial Christmas tree with substantially unfiltered, full wave rectified pulsating DC voltage supplied to a plurality of female outlets disposed on the outside of the trunk of the tree. Alternatively, a power distribution strip, mountable on the tree, provides the full wave rectified pulsating DC power. The female outlets of the pre-wired tree or the power distribution strip receive the male plugs of “naked” LED light strings, which do not have female end connector plugs or power conversion circuitry. The LED light strings have only two wires and are powered by the full wave rectified and substantially unfiltered pulsating DC voltage. Dimming circuitry may be provided to dim the light output of the LED light strings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: JLJ, Inc.
    Inventor: John L. Janning
  • Patent number: 10080946
    Abstract: A selectable boundary fencing strip includes a plurality of strip segments of similar size and shape, each provided with a conductive perforated top surface that includes a plurality of holes; a plurality of internal hollow channels within the material of the strip segments; a plurality of illumination sources located within each of the channels, each illumination source being connected to a strip that includes a circuit board and can be connected to a floor of the channel by an adhesive, each being constructed and arranged to indicate each of a plurality of different effects, the illumination sources each being located beneath the conductive perforated top surface so that their illumination is visible through the perforations; a connection with a control board for control of the illumination sources and a computing device that includes a control application; and a plurality of pre-set illuminated boundaries that can be selected and modified.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: Zivkovic Modern Fencing Equipment, Inc.
    Inventor: Branimir Zivkovic
  • Patent number: 10064461
    Abstract: A light string with a snap-fit enclosure includes a conductor, a light element mounted to the conductor, a shroud having a body having an open interior and a neck, the neck having an opening therein, open to the body interior and a cap configured to fit onto the neck. Cooperating locking elements are positioned in the cap and on the neck to lock the cap to the neck, such that the cap is secured to the neck and the light element secured within the shroud without the need for an external fastener. At least one of the cap and the neck have at least two cut-outs formed therein opposing one another and defining a channel. The channel is configured to receive the conductor with the cap secured to the neck.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: I PEE HOLDING, LLC
    Inventor: Christian Brayian Roos
  • Patent number: 10062812
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for manufacturing an optical device, and to an optical device manufactured thereby, which involve using a substrate itself as a heat-dissipating plate, and adopting a substrate with vertical insulation layers formed thereon, such that electrode terminals do not have to be extruded out from a sealed space, and thus enabling the overall structure and manufacturing process for an optical device to be simplified.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: Point Engineering Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ki Myung Nam, Seung Ho Park, Tae Hwan Song
  • Patent number: 10060583
    Abstract: A lighting system is disclosed that includes elongated LED light fixture with one or more master circuit boards configured to power light emitting diodes. The elongated LED light fixtures include modular light boards with arrays of light emitting diodes that interchangeably couple to the matched connectors on the master circuit board. The system further includes elongated LED light fixtures with telescoping end features, fenestrated diffuser optics at ends of the elongated LED fight fixtures and/or pivoting corner features that join sections of the elongated LED light fixtures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Inventors: Jeffry Mellor, Brian McIntyre, Stephen Zanoni, Aaron Matthew Smith, Marlon Ebido, Cameron Black, Walter Blue Clark, Johannes Dale Toale
  • Patent number: 10054283
    Abstract: A multifunction lighthead for mounting to a vehicle includes several groups of LEDs arranged to provide distinct light emission patterns. Each group of LEDs and associated optics are selected and positioned to produce light emission patterns needed to meet lighting standards applicable to the vehicle. Such standards may require wide angle light emission, which is enhanced by supporting groups of LEDs that project away from the vehicle body, enhancing visibility of the lighthead from directions close to a plane defined by the body panel. The projecting support for the LEDs and optics for a wide angle light emission pattern may be employed to support LEDs arranged for ground illumination. Other groups of LEDs in the same lighthead may be arranged with optics to provide area illumination in support of arrest, search, triage or other emergency functions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: Whelen Engineering Company, Inc.
    Inventor: Tony Gerardo
  • Patent number: 10018311
    Abstract: A lighting device may include a strip-like carrier with a first and a second opposed faces with light radiation sources on the first face, and a strip-like profiled member having a pi-shaped cross section, including a channel-like central portion with a bottom wall and side walls. The strip-like carrier is arranged in the profiled member with the first face and the light radiation sources facing outwardly of the central portion and the second face facing the bottom wall of central portion. The pi-shaped profiled member includes two sidewise extensions laterally to the central portion, to provide lateral fixing formations for the lighting device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: Osram GmbH
    Inventors: Simon Bobbo, Alberto Zanotto
  • Patent number: 10012373
    Abstract: A base for a wired electrical component, including: a cavity receiving the electrical component including at least one electrical crimp contact; and at least one groove configured to receive an electrical wire to be connected to the electrical component. The at least one groove includes, in a transverse cross-section: a portion shaped to receive an electrical wire; and a converging base acting as a crimping die when the electrical crimp contact is inserted in the groove. A lighting module includes such a base, a method creates and mounts, on a corresponding mounting, a module including such a base, and a garment includes at least one module that includes such a base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: IDZ CONCEPT
    Inventor: David Zieder
  • Patent number: 9995436
    Abstract: A light bulb includes an Edison style base, light emitting diode circuitry coupled to the base, a bulb sealed about the base and extending above the base, an elongated filament substrate supported by the base and extending into the bulb above the base, a light emitting diode channel supported by the filament substrate, coupled to the light emitting diode circuitry, and extending into the bulb above the base, and an inert gas disposed within the bulb.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: YJB LED
    Inventor: Deloren E. Anderson
  • Patent number: 9982873
    Abstract: A lamp includes a seat unit, a lampshade, two bulb connectors, and a circuit unit having two wires. The seat unit has outer and inner seats, and opposite bulb seats molded as one piece with the inner seat. Each of the bulb seats has a guiding hole and a mounting surface. The mounting surfaces respectively face toward two directions that are transverse to each other. Each bulb connector has a main portion formed with a connecting opening for insertion of a bulb, and a fixing portion fixedly connected to a respective one of the bulb seats, such that the connecting openings are oriented respectively toward the two directions. The wires respectively extend through the guiding holes for being electrically connected to the bulb connectors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Inventor: Pei-Lin Hsieh
  • Patent number: 9983349
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel, an accommodating member including a bottom portion and a sidewall extending from the bottom portion, a backlight unit including a light source inside the accommodating member and a light source substrate inside the accommodating member and on which the light source is mounted, and a driving substrate connected to the light source substrate disposed inside the accommodating member. The driving substrate includes a first extending portion disposed outside the accommodating member, a second extending portion extended from the first extending portion and through the sidewall of the accommodating member to dispose an end portion of the second extending portion inside the accommodating member, and a pad portion disposed on a lower surface of the end portion of the second extending portion and inside the accommodating member. The pad portion is electrically connected to the light source substrate disposed inside the accommodating member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Inventor: Moonshik Kang
  • Patent number: 9976737
    Abstract: A computer case is provided, including a housing and a light-emitting module. The housing has a cover and a main body. The cover coveringly is attached to the main body and having a receiving portion. The light-emitting module is attached to the receiving portion and includes a shell, a substrate, a boost circuit and a plasma tube. The shell has a light-penetrable portion, and the boost circuit is disposed on the substrate. The plasma tube has a light-emitting main body and two electrodes. The light-emitting main body at least partly corresponds to the light-penetrable portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Inventors: Han-Hung Cheng, Chi-Fen Kuo
  • Patent number: 9976710
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to the use of light emitting diode (LED) lighting in flexible strips, where the color of the lighting emitted from the flexible strip is consequential to the encapsulation process and heat from the lights is adequately dissipated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: LiliBrand LLC
    Inventor: Ariel Meir
  • Patent number: 9964279
    Abstract: A system includes a housing, at least two lighting units, a lens, at least two fastening elements, and a protective optical element which covers the fastening elements of the lighting system. The lens and the housing are provided with at least two corresponding openings provided in a central area and configured to allow the positioning of the fastening elements. The lens has a frontal surface, comprising a central recessed area. Tubular elements oriented inwards to the lighting system extend and fit into the corresponding holes, when assembling the lens and the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: Hella KGaA Hueck & Co.
    Inventor: Artur Biernatowski
  • Patent number: 9964265
    Abstract: A lighting system is disclosed that includes lighting zones. Each of the lighting zones include LED light fixtures with different sets of LED arrays mounted to modular light boards that emit different output spectra. Each of the zones also includes a layer pack control unit coupled to the LED light fixture to control power to the LED light fixtures and to execute or run lighting protocols. The lighting system preferably includes a user interface device coupled to LED light fixtures in each of the light zones through a system bus and is capable independently control light output from the LED light fixtures in each of the zones.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: FINELITE INC.
    Inventors: Walter Blue Clark, Johannes Dale Toale, Aaron Matthew Smith, Stephen Anthony Radovich
  • Patent number: 9958136
    Abstract: Devices and methods for providing sensor indication are disclosed. The sensor device includes utilizing the signal to activate a light source, transmitting light into a first indicator layer with the light source, and the first indicator layer optionally includes a fluorophore. The indicator layer provides visibility of light around the sensor device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: Rockwell Automation Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Roberto Santos, Jason Staly
  • Patent number: 9924822
    Abstract: Implementations of a spherical ornament are provided. In some implementations, the spherical ornament may include a plurality of light reflecting assemblies that are configured to reflect visible light and thereby create a visual phenomenon. In some implementations, the spherical ornament may be used in conjunction with one or more external light sources to create a reflected light display. In some implementations, the spherical ornament may comprise a body portion having a plurality of light reflecting assemblies mounted thereon. In some implementations, each light reflecting assembly may comprise a light reflecting element that is held by a setting. In some implementations, the setting may include a post that is configured to be inserted into the body portion of the spherical ornament and thereby mount the light reflecting assembly thereon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Inventor: Christopher Thomas Reese
  • Patent number: 9887501
    Abstract: A decorative light string including a first group of light elements electrically connected in parallel to each other, a second plurality of light elements electrically connected in parallel to each other, and a third plurality of light elements electrically connected in parallel to each other. The first, second, and third groups of lights are electrically connected in series. A first wire stabilizer is located between the first group of lights and the second group of lights, and a second wire stabilizer is located between the second group of lights and the third group of lights. The first and second wire stabilizers secure wire ends forming first and second gaps in the wiring of the light string.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: Willis Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Johnny Chen
  • Patent number: 9844150
    Abstract: An indicating device includes an enclosure and an indicating lamp. The enclosure includes a base. The base defines a receiving space and an opening communicating with the receiving space. When the indicating lamp is received in the receiving space, the base partially shields the indicating lamp allowing light from the indicating lamp to be transmitted only through the opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Inventors: Jie Li, Shen-Fa Tsai
  • Patent number: 9807845
    Abstract: A lighting device is disclosed that includes one or more master circuit boards configured to power light emitting diodes. The lighting device also includes modular light boards with arrays of light emitting diodes that interchangeably couple to the matched connectors on the master circuit board. The master circuit boards and the modular light boards are positioned within a housing with one or elongated diffuser lenses covering or embedding rows of light emitting diodes on the modular light boards. In accordance with the embodiments of the invention, master circuit boards and modular light boards are mounted in a stacked arrangement to emit light from opposed sides of the housing. In further embodiments of the invention, the lighting device includes a controller for independently controlling light output from each master circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: FINELITE INC.
    Inventors: Walter Blue Clark, Johannes Dale Toale, Aaron Matthew Smith
  • Patent number: 9798186
    Abstract: A backlight unit according to an embodiment of the inventive concept includes a driving substrate and a plurality of first clusters and a plurality of second clusters arranged in rows and columns on the driving substrate, wherein the first clusters and the second clusters are alternately arranged in each row on the driving substrate, wherein at least one of the first clusters and at least one of the second clusters are repeatedly disposed in each column on the driving substrate, wherein each of the first clusters and each of the second clusters includes a plurality of light emitting diodes (LEDs), the first and second clusters having structures inverted to each other, wherein each of LEDs that are most adjacent to a row directional edge of the driving substrate, among the LEDs of the first and second clusters, is connected in parallel to a resistor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Inventors: Jiwon Lee, Sangwon Lee, Young-Min Park
  • Patent number: 9794551
    Abstract: Systems and methods for testing a light emitting device are described. A processing device receives a receiving an image of a beam of light substantially free of parallax distortion and determines one or more uniformity metrics of the beam of light based on the received image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2017
    Assignee: Amazon Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Hyuk-Joon Oh, Eddie Alex Azuma
  • Patent number: 9789811
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a daylight opening surround (3; 101) for a motor vehicle (1). The surround (3; 101) has a light transmitting element (15; 103) for transmitting light from a light source (19; 111). The present invention also relates to a light transmitting element (15; 103) for a surround (3; 101); a controller for a daylight opening surround (3; 101); and a motor vehicle (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2017
    Assignee: Jaguar Land Rover Limited
    Inventors: Mark Collins, Hugo Nightingale, Arafat Bhatti
  • Patent number: 9784438
    Abstract: A connected body includes first and second light emitting devices and a connecting member. The first light emitting device includes a flexible first substrate member extending in a predetermined direction, a first light emitting element arranged on the first substrate member, and an electronic component arranged on a first end portion of the first substrate member with respect to the predetermined direction. The second light emitting device includes a flexible second substrate member extending in the predetermined direction, and a second light emitting element arranged on the second substrate member. The connecting member connecting the first end portion of the first substrate member and a second end portion of the second substrate member adjacent to the first end portion of the first substrate. A position of at least a part of the connecting member in the predetermined direction overlaps a position of the electronic component in the predetermined direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: Nichia Corporation
    Inventors: Takeshi Tamura, Tomonori Ozaki, Yasuo Fujikawa
  • Patent number: 9765957
    Abstract: The invention has a lamp arrangement (800), a casing (801) of the lamp arrangement, a cooling arrangement (814) and a light source unit (809). The light source unit has an elongated piece (811), to the side of which a light source (805) is attached, and a rear reflector (804). The elongated piece has a cooling channel (808), which extends through the light source unit. The light source unit has a reflective surface (806), which is arranged to reflect light in the direction of illumination, and additionally, the reflective surface is open in the direction of the rear reflector. Thus, light leaving from the light source in the direction of the rear reflector can be reflected by the rear reflector. Between the casing (807) of the light source unit and the casing of the lamp arrangement is a second cooling channel (802), which is in connection with the cooling arrangement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: NAPLIT SHOW Oy
    Inventor: Keijo Hurtig
  • Patent number: 9769906
    Abstract: An LED-based lighting unit (100, 200, 300, 400, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1500) may be installable into a luminaire (108, 208, 308, 408, 1008, 1108, 1208, 1308, 1408, 1508) to cause the luminaire to be responsive to applied forces and/or movements to control one or more properties of light emitted by the lighting unit. The lighting unit may include one or more LEDs (102), an accelerometer (114), and a controller (112). The controller may: receive, from the accelerometer, a signal representative of a measured mechanical force applied to or movement of the luminaire in which the LED-based lighting unit is installed; determine, based on the signal from the accelerometer, that the measured mechanical force or movement corresponds to one or more predetermined forces or movements; and energize the one or more LEDs to emit light having one or more properties selected based on the determination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Inventors: Philip Steven Newton, Bartel Marinus Van De Sluis, Ramon Antoine Wiro Clout, Tatiana Aleksandrovna Lashina, Dzmitry Viktorovich Aliakseyeu, Tim Dekker, Dirk Valentinus René Engelen